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Your Boss -- Seriously Successful or Downright Deluded?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 12.14.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

While your boss's positive beliefs about herself helped her become successful. These same beliefs can make it tough for her to change. The same beliefs that helped her get to her current level of success, can inhibit her from making the changes needed to stay there -- or move forward.

3 Ways Your Errors Can Lead to BIG Success

Jenn Lederer | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenn Lederer

While this is truly one of the BEST ways to start having FUN as you work towards your goals... it's important to understand what it is you're actually doing when you release the results.

Am I an Author or Prostitute... Who Can Rightly Say?

D.J. Wilson | Posted 03.16.2015 | Books
D.J. Wilson

Do some authors prostitute themselves to make a living creating stories that sell to the masses, rather than writing "their story" directly from the heart? That is the question of the day and one that I've asked myself repeatedly a thousand times.

The Unexpected Consequences Of Success

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
Srinivasan Pillay

People often prepare for failure, but rarely prepare for what they will do when they succeed.

Hungry for Culture? 11 Business Lessons Inspired by Restaurant Royalty

Andrew J. Levine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Business
Andrew J. Levine

As you strive to build the best workplace and culture for your business, keep in mind these these tips from the Union Square Hospitality Group brain trust.

The Root of Procrastination (And How to Change It Now)

Giuliana Cortese | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Giuliana Cortese

When we allow our fear to come up in the present moment, we can accept it as such and stay present. When we choose to be exactly where we are, it's easy to begin what we set out to do. This is the power of Now.

How Failing Made Me Finally Understand Success

Amanda Dai | Posted 12.02.2014 | Teen
Amanda Dai

After my routine finishes, my thoughts no longer revel with happiness. What have I done? Why didn't I execute my skills? Why wasn't this routine as good as my hoop?

Why I Let My Children Take Risks

Kate Russell | Posted 11.30.2014 | Parents
Kate Russell

Watching them take risks and test their limits certainly gives me plenty of heart-in-mouth moments, but these moments are always outshone by the feelings of pride and joy I feel as I see my children's confidence blossoming and growing before my very eyes.

Falling Is Not Failing

Tim McDonald | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

I'm learning that the only failure we experience is something we don't learn from. Life is a journey, not a destination. Falling is part of the adventure. Failing to me is giving up.

Using Failure As an Opportunity to Reflect Instead of Feeling Defeated: Let's Strive to "Fail Better"

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Jon Jachimowicz

Failure shouldn't have to make us feel horrible. Instead, let's re-frame how we think about failures in terms of success when we communicate, manage, and educate.

How Losing Helps This Soccer Star Thrive (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.26.2014 | Sports

In sports, it's all about the win. But one professional athlete says it's losing that helps her to perform her best. U.S. women's national soccer ...

On the Rebound: 5 Steps To Recover From Failure

Jose Vasquez | Posted 11.22.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Failure is -- and should be -- a natural part of business ownership.

My Business-Triggered Breakdown and Lessons Learned

Leanne Faulkner | Posted 11.17.2014 | Small Business
Leanne Faulkner

Despite reminding myself that I was a smart, invincible, solutions-driven entrepreneur I could feel that failure was headed my way. Sales had dropped significantly and profits dried up. I found myself crying every day in the car on the way to work.

Fear and Failure

William Irvine | Posted 11.16.2014 | Healthy Living
William Irvine

Remember, too, that by desensitizing yourself to failure and by learning from the failures that will accompany the desensitization process, you can dramatically increase your chances of success.

Is Adversity Foe or Friend? -- Answer the 3 Questions of the Entrepreneurial Challenge

Steven Crandell | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business
Steven Crandell

It's not just entrepreneurs that can turn adversity into opportunity. All people face startup-like challenges. And we all benefit from learning and perseverance. I believe much hinges on how we exercise our free will to create a personal resiliency.

The All-Encompassing Exhaustion of Motherhood

Lauren Cormier | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Lauren Cormier

I am good. I am better than good. I am blessed beyond measure. And I know it. But lately, what I feel more than anything is tired. Not physically tired, though there's always that. No, I mean tired in the full, all-encompassing sense of the word.

Everest Climber Alison Levine: Don't Fear Failure

GlassCeiling.com | Posted 10.29.2014 | Women
GlassCeiling.com

We need to be more failure-tolerant of ourselves and of those around us, because a lack of that tolerance stifles progress and innovation and prevents people from taking risks. So it's not necessarily fear of the risk itself that holds people back -- it's the fear of failure.

Anything Is Possible

Medium | Kevan Lee | Posted 08.29.2014 | World

You are capable of anything, amazing things, inspiring things, absolutely wondrous things. Life awaits for you. You are capable of anything, you...

6 Things That Will Set Your Child Soaring At School This Year

Hilary Wilce | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

There are six things will make all the difference to how well your child does at school this year. Six things will make them feel happy to walk into the classroom, excited about what they are learning there, and able to use all their energies to play, learn and grow.

10 Dares To Take In Your 20s

Gail Sheehy | Posted 10.22.2014 | Women
Gail Sheehy

Married at 23, a mother at 24, and blindsided by divorce at 28, I found myself struggling, like many young women I meet today, to strike a balance between my personal life and my career.

10 Great Options If You Didn't Get the College Course You Wanted

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 10.21.2014 | Education
Ruairí McKiernan

Didn't get that college place you wanted? Don't stress, you have options, lots of them. Now might not be the right time for college, and you may need more time to figure out what you want to do.

Enough Is Enough (And a Mindfulness Approach With 5 Self-Mantras)

Sarina Tomel | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Focusing on what's not happening or what's wrong is a sure way to keep manifesting the same. And indeed it will only bring you more of what you don't ...

Enjoying The Fun Of Failure

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Once when I wrote about the "fun of failure," someone responded, "Don't think about it as failure! Re-cast it in your mind as something different," etc. My first reaction was to agree, but then I realized -- no. I don't want to pretend that I'm not failing; I want to embrace failure.

Sport Psychology Still Doesn't Get the Respect It Deserves

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Why isn't mental training treated the same as physical and technical training?

Navigating the Storm

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

I consider myself on a journey at sea. There are sometimes smooth waters and sometime choppy. Choppy is where I am currently. The path is a little bumpy and uncomfortable but I know on the beyond it will be smooth sailing, at least for a bit before the rocky waters returns.